The bridge to Macau and Zhuhai, like the high-speed rail line, is about improving cross-border connectivity to the mainland, not getting one over on others in the region. Photo: AFP
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Hong Kong need not fear competition with its Pearl River rivals

  • A proposed high-speed rail link between Zhuhai and Shenzhen has raised concern in the wake of the recently opened mega bridge, but further integration can only be a good thing

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The bridge to Macau and Zhuhai, like the high-speed rail line, is about improving cross-border connectivity to the mainland, not getting one over on others in the region. Photo: AFP
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The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opened in October. Now Zhuhai wants a new one linking it with Shenzhen. Photo: Winson Wong

Zhuhai’s proposal for new bridge linking it with Shenzhen means Hong Kong should rethink its relationship with mainland neighbours, lawmaker says

  • Mayor of mainland city announces plan to build 46.5km crossing that would include a high-speed rail link
  • Shenzhen economist says lack of traffic on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge shows project is a failure
Topic |   Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

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The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opened in October. Now Zhuhai wants a new one linking it with Shenzhen. Photo: Winson Wong
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